Eating Clean: 7 Kitchen Tools to Make It Easy

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Eating clean is all about cooking with whole, all-natural ingredients like fresh vegetables, fruits, and herbs.

And the benefits of eating clean are numerous.

Natural and unprocessed ingredients supply huge doses of nutrients and antioxidants for high energy and glowing skin.

And clean and whole ingredients turn into the best-tasting homemade meals.

The main concern?

That eating clean and cooking “from scratch” takes a lot of work and time.

But the truth is that eating clean definitely doesn’t have to take much effort.

The real key to clean cooking that’s fast, easy, and effortless is to stock your kitchen with the right tools.

With the right high quality tools, you feel like a pro, and cooking with clean ingredients becomes a fun activity you actually look forward to. Read More

Spring Delights

Asparagus-Bacon-Egg-Sandwich

Asparagus, Bacon and Egg Breakfast Sandwich

Oh, the sweet, breezy, untroubled Saturday Morning. When it's the sun that finally coaxes you awake (no need for that jarring cell phone alarm). And it's within your rights to hop back into bed to have your morning cup of coffee or tea. And then fall back asleep for an extra fifteen minutes. And goodbye to the usual microwave-warmed instant oatmeal (convenient for grabbing on the way out the door) - you've got all the time in the world to cook up a feast for breakfast. My favorite on lazy mornings is a bacon, egg, and cheese sandwich. But I needed to add some fresh, nutritious produce to transform the dish into something Scrumptious Pumpkin -ready. I knew bacon and egg were classic pairings for fresh spring asparagus, so I thought: why not add chopped asparagus to an egg sandwich? ... read more

Spring-Quinoa-with-Asparagus-and-Parmesan

Spring Quinoa with Asparagus and Parmesan

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Asparagus-Goat-Cheese-Flatbread

Asparagus Goat Cheese Flatbread

I was walking with a friend in Boston this weekend, and we noticed how hugely popular food trucks have become. One open lot had about 10 to 12 food trucks parked, each one unique and staffed with local cooks focused on a different theme (stir fry, ... read more

Skinny-Strawberrry-Shortcake-Parfait

Skinny Strawberry Shortcake Parfait

Strawberry season in New England is short and sweet. I remember going to the local farm as a kid, where you could pay to pick your own fresh, ripe berries in early summer. My two little brothers loved to eat the berries more than they liked to fill ... read more